Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding

Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857250827
Publisher: Learning Matters
Publication date: 06/13/2011
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Graham Peacock is Principal Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University. He has taught children across the primary and secondary age ranges.

Debbie Wright is the BEd (Primary) Programme Director at Rolle School of Education, University of Plymouth. She has extensive experience of primary teaching, and of lecturing in primary science education.

Rob Johnsey, formerly a primary school teacher, lectured in primary science in the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick for several years.

John Sharp is Head of Research and Professor of Education Studies at the Centre for Educational Development and Research, Bishop Grosseteste University College.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Functioning of organisms: green plants
Functioning of organisms: humans and other animals
Continuity and change
Ecosystems
Materials
Particle theory and the conservation of mass
Electricity and magnetism
Energy
Forces and motion
Light
Sound
The Earth and beyond
Self-assessment questions
Answers to self-assessment questions
Glossary
Index

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